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RE: art technique - "stomata" - definition?????


From: Hillmer, Jan (HillmJan_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Oct 25 2004 - 05:32:47 PDT

The nail prints (and other signs) on the hands are "stigmata".

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From: Elizabeth Heisey []
Sent: Monday, October 25, 2004 8:29 AM
To: ArtsEdNet Talk
Subject: Re: art technique - "stomata" - definition?????

Call me crazy, but I thought it was a form of the word for having nail
prints in the hands. Like how St. Francis 'received the stomata.'
Checking my resources here...

On Oct 25, 2004, at 8:19 AM, wrote:

> Has anyone ever heard of the word "stomata" as an art technique used
> by Leonardo?
> When I look up the definition of the word...the only definition that I

> find pertains to...
> plants and leaves of plants.
> Carolyn Roberts
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